CBS News reports:
Dr. James Phillips, the emergency room physician who publicly criticized President Trump’s decision to drive with Secret Service agents to greet supporters while he was hospitalized with COVID-19 in October, has been removed from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center’s schedule starting in January.
Colleagues of Dr. Phillips were surprised that a disaster medicine specialist would be eliminated from the schedule at a busy military hospital at a time when Maryland is nearing a record high for COVID-19 hospitalizations.
Phillips was hardly the only one to criticize the president for choosing to be in close proximity to Secret Service agents for the brief outing, but he was the only Walter Reed doctor to so publicly criticize the president.
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TERRIBLE—Dr James Phillips, attending physician at Walter Reed who criticized Trump for joyriding w/ Secret Service agents to greet supporters while #COVID19 infected—just got notice his contract at Walter Reed will *not* be renewed. Dr Phillips is a hero. https://t.co/d0LA1JO3SF
— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) December 8, 2020
Doctor who criticised Trump’s hospital stunt removed from Walter Reed schedule https://t.co/7SFCM8uS9s
— The Independent (@Independent) December 8, 2020